ENGR 105 (IE 105). Introduction to Industrial Engineering, 2 credits
This course introduces students to the engineering profession. Includes experience in simulating IE and ME projects and skills to become a successful engineering student.
ENGR 112 (IE 110). Engineering Graphics, 4 credits
The graphic solution of space problems involving points, lines and planes, geometric construction, orthographic and pictorial representation, auxiliary views, sectioning, dimensioning, basic engineering symbols. Solid modeling and computer-aided design. Utilization of advanced tool. Computer aided analysis of solid models.
ENGR 220. Engineering Statics, 2 credits
Vector and scalar treatment of forces. Resultants, equilibrium friction, centroids, moments and products of inertia, external and internal forces. Applications to pulleys, trusses, frames, beams, friction. Prerequisite: PHYS 251.
ENGR 265 (IE 265). Engineering Economy, 3 credits
Evaluation of private and public sector project alternatives in quantitative and qualitative terms. Cost/benefit analysis. Time value of money and application of this concept to evaluation of economic feasibility and alternatives, including payback, present value, and return on investment. Prerequisite: MATH 191.
ENGR 270. Materials Science, 2 credits
Introduction to the structure of metals, polymers and ceramics. Examination of the crystal structure and imperfections in metals, as well as mechanical, physical, and chemical properties and failure mechanisms of materials. Phase equilibrium diagrams will be presented and heat treatment principles discussed. Engineering applications will be emphasized. Prerequisite: CHEM 103 or CHEM 105.
ENGR 296. Manufacturing Processes: Fundamental and Computer-Aided, 4 credits
Fundamentals of manufacturing processes including founding processes, machining, forming, and assembly. Provides knowledge and ability to apply computer-aided manufacturing technology as a cost-effective strategy. NC, CNC, CAD/CAM, robotics, vision systems, PLC's and other technologies are investigated and their applications explored. Classroom, field trip, and laboratory. Prerequisite: ENGR 112, ENGR 270.
ENGR 302. Engineering Dynamics, 3 credits
Dynamics and kinematics of particles and rigid bodies in rectangular, polar, and spherical coordinates. Work-energy and impulse-momentum theories for rigid body motion. Oscillations of particles and systems. Applications to engineering systems. Prerequisite: ENGR 220.
ENGR 303. Strength of Materials, 3 credits
Plane stress, plane strain, stress-strain relationship, and elements of material behavior. Elements of stress and deformation analysis applied to members subject to centric, torsional, flexural and combined loadings. Elementary considerations of theories of failure, buckling, repeated and impact loads. Prerequisite: ENGR 220.
ENGR 320. Research Topics, 3 credits
Field design, laboratory, or library research of an approved topic in engineering. Must be different from other courses, but may be an extension of an existing course. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: ENGR 220.
ENGR 450. Professional Experience, 1-6 credits
The student is exposed to the working environment of an industrial engineer in a business, industry, government, military, hospital, education, or similar functional activity that uses problem-solving and/or design methods. Exposure may be obtained through suitable work experience. If students do not have such experience, they must register for this course and will be given an assignment to complete with industrial engineering faculty advisory assistance, involving a significant industrial engineering project with local industry or an on-campus project. Prerequisite: Completion of at least one ENGR, IE or ME course.
ENGR 201, 301, 401. Engineering Seminar, 0 credit
Three seminars are required for all engineering students at approximately first semester of the sophomore, junior and senior levels of the engineering curriculum. Each seminar offering will be unique and will feature guests who are experienced in or are associated with engineering activities. These seminars are intended to provide career preparation information for the engineering student in regard to the professional activities of practicing engineers. Students will also have the opportunity to provide feedback and offer suggestions to improve the engineering program. Subjects of discussion may include such topics as typical engineering on-the-job activities, the engineering challenge, professional ethics, professional societies, professional engineering registration, career opportunities, computer and automation impact, etc. Prerequisite: engineering student.
ME 310. Engineering Measurements and Instrumentation, 3 credits
Principles of data acquisition, analysis, and uncertainty. Exploration of components of measuring systems, including design, selection, and operation of equipment. Laboratory component. Prerequisite: ENGR 250.
ME 312 (ENGR 312). Thermodynamics, 3 credits
Introduction to classical and quantum statistics; thermodynamic laws, energy, entropy and equilibria, cyclic and noncyclic processes; applications to chemical and engineering problems. Prerequisites: PHYS 253, MATH 280. (Same as PHYS 321)
ME 315. Fluid Mechanics, 3 credits
Examination of forces due to static and dynamic fluids. Principles of mass and momentum conservation in open and closed systems. Characterization of flow. Application of concepts to design of thermal engineering systems. Prerequisite: MATH 291, ME 312.
ME 350. Machine Design, 3 credits
Fundamental characteristics of basic mechanical components, and methodologies for analysis, selection, and synthesis of components into a mechanical system. Introduction to the engineering design and decision-making process. Examination of stress and failure modes. Prerequisite: ENGR 112, ENGR 296, ENGR 303 (co-requisite).
WI-ME 351. Mechanical Engineering Design Lab, 3 credits
A laboratory course in which the student designs mechanical devices or systems in a laboratory setting. Projects will be completed in teams. Writing intensive. Prerequisites: PHYS 306, ME 350.
ME 405. Control Theory, 3 credits
Utilization of Laplace transforms and/or transfer functions to describe, analyze, model and simulate dynamics of mechanical, electrical, thermal, fluid, and hybrid systems. Examination and modeling of time and frequency domain responses. Block diagrams. Analysis and design of discrete systems and design compensation. Prerequisite: MATH 280.
ME 410. Heat and Mass Transfer, 3 credits
Fundamentals of heat transfer in one-dimensional, two-dimensional, and transient conduction, forced and free convection, and radiation exchange between surfaces. Analysis of heat exchangers. Examination of mass transfer. Lab experiments examining concepts in thermodynamics and heat transfer. Prerequisite: ME 315 (co-requisite).
ME 412. Applied Thermodynamics, 2 credits
Application of fundamentals of thermodynamics to power, refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump systems. Examination of gas and chemical mixtures as applied to pychrometry, thermochemistry, and combustion. Major design component. Prerequisite: ME 312.
ME 415. Mechatronics, 3 credits
Incorporation of sensors, actuators, digital, and analog electronic components for control of systems through programming of microcontrollers. Simulation, acquisition, and analysis of input and output signals of electro-mechanical systems. Use of logic and Boolean operations. Application of concepts through hands-on development of electro-mechanical systems. Prerequisite: PHYS 306, ME 310, ME 405.
ME 490. Senior Design Seminar, 3 credits
A significant project involving design or re-design of an operational product in either an industrial or a service setting. As a minimum, students will consider objectives and criteria, resources, interface with other functional areas, constraints, alternatives and operational specifications. A written report will be prepared by the student. Designs may include HVAC or device-based projects. Writing intensive. Prerequisite: ME 312, ME 351, ME 405, senior status.